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On this day in 1969, Crosby, Stills & Nash released “Suite: Judy Blue Eyes,” written by Stephen Stills for his girlfriend of two years, singer Judy Collins, who was about to leave him for actor Stacy Keach.
Janis Joplin was found dead at the Landmark Hotel Hollywood on this day in 1970 after an accidental heroin overdose. She has sold over 15 million albums since her death.
On this day in 1974, John Lennon released his only #1 solo single, “Whatever Gets You Thru The Night,” a duet with Elton John. Lennon was the last of The Beatles to achieve a solo number one.
Queen started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart on this day in 1980 with “Another One Bites The Dust.” Queen didn’t want to release the song until Michael Jackson told them it would be a sure #1 if they did.
On this day in 1982, Daryl Hall and John Oates released the album “H2O,” which featured the biggest hit of their storied career, “Maneater,” a song that stayed at #1 for four weeks.
And on this day in 2005, Nickelback released the album “All The Right Reasons,” with the hits “Photograph,” “Far Away” and “Rockstar.” It goes to #1 in their native Canada and in the US, where it sold over 10 million copies.
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